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50 Melbourne Restaurants to Connect In For Mother's Day

The OpenTable Team

Whether you're taking mom out for a treat or enjoying a Sunday lunch with friends, these restaurants are perfect for Mother's Day. From kid-friendly favorites to brunch-worthy hotspots, we'll help you find the perfect place to celebrate.

Restaurants:Ishizuka, Tinamba Hotel, The Carlton Wine Room
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Modern Australian, European
Neighborhoods:Melbourne CBD, Tinamba, Carlton
For 2 people on Wed, 10/16
Party Size
For 2
Date
Wed, 10/16
Time
7:00 PM

Ishizuka

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
41 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Fine dining atmosphere, detail on the presentation on the food, can't get any better Japanese food in Melbourne
97% recommended
3 people mentioned the Kaiseki
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Tinamba Hotel

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Tinamba
313 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Tinamba is our favorite place! The food never dissapoints and the staff are always friendly, efficient and approachable. Damien and Brad are the perfect hosts with no request beingRead more
99% recommended
Special Occasion in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Affogato

The Carlton Wine Room

$$$$·European·
Carlton
192 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This was our first experience with any restaurant in Melbourne, and it was a great start! The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The atmosphere was relaxed and comfortable. The Read more
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Croquettes
Table for 2 tomorrow

Tokyo Tina

$$$$·Japanese·
Windsor
102 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Great lunch, really enjoyable well presented and tasty food.
94% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Aperol Spritz

Brown Brothers Milawa Vineyard

$$$$·Australian·
Milawa
280 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
First time we have visited with the new Chef . Food was excellent, service very attentive, lovely location and view over the gardens Matching wines complemented the food . A wondRead more
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Barramundi
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Park Street Pasta & Wine

$$$$·Italian·
South Melbourne
277 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
Just superb food and great selection of wines with attentive and discrete service. Hopefully they won't get a lot of attention from this review and I will still find it easy to getRead more
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Agnolotti

Noir Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Richmond
190 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a very enjoyable lunch. Service was excellent, friendly, helpful and efficient. Food was very good, all round would recommend Noir.
96% recommended
Best Overall in Inner East
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll

Captain Moonlite

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Anglesea
373 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Worth the Drive
As a fellow diner Melanie mentioned, every bite was just amazing. We’d have to agree, no disappointments on the 3rd or even 5th bite.
98% recommended
Modern Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
8 people mentioned the Calamari
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Dinner by Heston Blumenthal - Crown Melbourne

$$$$·British·
Southbank
2,435 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
My expectations were exceeded; The service staff went above and beyond on every aspect of the evening. The service itself was impeccable with not a single moment forgotten aboutRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Melbourne / Victoria
17 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Smith & Daughters

$$$$·Italian·
Fitzroy
916 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Creative Cuisine
As always everything was great. I’m not vegan but I went with my son who is. They are so clever their that whether you are vegan or not you will be happy with your meal. The stafRead more
94% recommended
Healthy in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Ragu
Table for 2 tomorrow

Terrace Restaurant at All Saints Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Wahgunyah
161 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Great for Lunch
Beautiful setting. Delicious food complimented with great service. The only small criticism would be the delay between entree and main course (about 50 mins). As a newcomer to the Read more
99% recommended
Best Food in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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St Andrews Beach Brewery

$$$$·Brewery·
Fingal
392 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
All was very good except that the music was too loud for a Sunday lunch. The musicians need to either have more speakers spread around the venue so that the volume near them can beRead more
98% recommended
Good for Groups in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari Salad
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Bluestone American BBQ

$$$$·Barbecue·
Coburg
121 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Excellent food, excellent value. Staff are friendly and the meat portions are generous.
96% recommended
Best Value in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Bbq Sauce

Epocha Restaurant

$$$$·European·
Melbourne CBD
364 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food. Ambience could be improved with more warmth. But overall a lovely experience.
93% recommended
Best Overall in Inner City
3 people mentioned the Slow Roasted

Oriental Tea House - Chapel St

$$$$·Chinese·
South Yarra
206 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Great yum cha options. Good service.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Inner East
19 people mentioned the Dumplings

Top Paddock Cafe

$$$$·Café·
Richmond
70 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
Popular cafe always bustling with patrons. Fab food, great outdoor options, but sometimes the noise levels from diners and the centrally based coffee counter is deafening!
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Beef Brisket
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The Main Corner

$$$$·Contemporary Asian·
Upwey
56 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
As always the food was delicious and the service very friendly. Thanks for a lovely night
96% recommended
2 people mentioned the Pepper Calamari

Hanoi Hannah New Quarter

$$$$·Vietnamese·
Richmond
82 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
Lovely staff and amazing food - 10/10. Would definitely recommend!
95% recommended
Best Food in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Calamari
Table for 2 tomorrow

Hell of the North

$$$$·French·
Fitzroy
266 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
A really enjoyable night! A great range of food came with the Feed Me menu. Though the portions sizes were a little small, the flavours were excellent and pair very nicely with theRead more
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

David's

$$$$·Chinese (Shanghai)·
Prahran
349 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Lovely and quick service, delicious food. Perfect date night spot!
92% recommended
Best Overall in Inner East
26 people mentioned the Dumplings

Bam Bam Italian

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Avonsleigh / Emerald
174 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great for Lunch
  • Worth the Drive
This restaurant was recommended to us by a retired chef. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. We would definitely go back again.
95% recommended
Kid Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
3 people mentioned the Garlic Pizza

Assaggini

$$$$·Italian·
Mornington
299 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Vegan
Love this place. Food always perfect, Barry is a great staff member and I love even more that is in my home town. I had my Boss with me from NSW for a business dinner and he couldRead more
93% recommended
Gluten Free Options in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Hogget Kitchen

$$$$·Australian·
Warragul
215 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Scenic View
Wonderful service and outstanding food. Have already told friends
95% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Artichoke Soup
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The Girl & Bull

$$$$·Australian·
Mount Eliza
195 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely love this place!
96% recommended
Australian in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Calamari

Hellenic Republic Brunswick

$$$$·Greek·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
489 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Consistently great.
91% recommended
Best Overall in Melbourne / Victoria
15 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

Graze Family Bistro

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Sale
92 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
Nice relaxed feel, service was excellent. Food was delicious, kids meals were bought out first as requested.
95% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Bread Roll

Kisume

$$$$·Japanese·
Melbourne CBD
972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Outstanding Japanese food. Ambience service and food always wonderful.
89% recommended
Japanese in Melbourne / Victoria
24 people mentioned the Omakase

Eleni's Kitchen + Bar

$$$$·Greek·
Yarraville
70 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
Unbelievable warm freindly service with world class food.
90% recommended
2 people mentioned the Calamari

Rumi Restaurant

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
428 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Scrumptious food. Warm staff. Attention to detail decor and experience.
95% recommended
Healthy in Northern Suburbs
16 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

Le Parisien

$$$$·French·
Geelong / Geelong West
141 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Fantastic service, delicious food and wonderful ambience. Always feels like a special occasion when we go here
89% recommended
2 people mentioned the Chicken Roulade
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Waterfront Southgate

$$$$·Seafood·
Southbank
381 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Our server went above and beyond normal in Taking care of us. This was an amazing and memorable experience.
93% recommended
Business Meals in Melbourne / Victoria
6 people mentioned the Paella

Mercetta

$$$$·Breakfast·
Mornington
34 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Afternoon Coffee
We have had mixed service on different times. This time we had to get our own menus after waiting for 10 or so mins at our reserved table. My husband wanted eggs Benedict but told Read more
93% recommended
2 people mentioned the Smoked Salmon
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Rococo Acland Street

$$$$·Italian·
St Kilda
327 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Great spot to grab a meal with large menu and great choice. Regularly dine here when I’m in St Kilda.... always good and if you’re off to a show... the service is quick
95% recommended
Best Food in Bayside
2 people mentioned the Calamari Salad

Bhang

$$$$·Contemporary Indian·
Brunswick / Brunswick East
194 reviews
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Spicy
  • Good for a Date
A lovely place with amazing staff! Only feedback according to my fiancé (Indian nationality), feels the mains didn’t taste as authentic. But, I would still recommend. Top service fRead more
93% recommended
Good Vegetarian Options in Melbourne / Victoria
5 people mentioned the Thali

St Leonards Vineyard Café

$$$$·Café·
Wahgunyah
22 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Scenic View
St Leonard's is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon. Terrific atmosphere and lovely friendly staff. I will definitely be back.
94% recommended
1 people mentioned the Cheese Platter
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Coombe The Melba Estate

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Yarra Valley
960 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
This restaurant was on our list of dining experiences and we chose it to celebrate my husbands birthday. It was a brilliant decision. We were given a perfect corner table. The mealRead more
93% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Valley / Dandenong Ranges
22 people mentioned the High Tea
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Ezard at Levantine Hill - All Day Dining

$$$$·Modern European·
Yarra Valley
179 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Attentive staff and a wonderful setting for lunch that was more than matched with flavours that were just delicious.
Notable Wine List in Melbourne / Victoria
4 people mentioned the Lamb Pita
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Gazi

$$$$·Greek·
Melbourne CBD
1,681 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Nice choice for business lunch. We enjoyed food and ambiance. Great flavours and wine list
88% recommended
Pre/post theatre in Melbourne / Victoria
56 people mentioned the Souvlaki

Stokehouse St Kilda Beach

$$$$·Australian·
St Kilda
844 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great venue, lovely food and service. The nettle risotto was fabulous. have never had anything like it before. Will definitely be back.
88% recommended
Scenic View in Melbourne / Victoria
16 people mentioned the Fish Chip

The Grand Hotel Warrandyte

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Warrandyte
428 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
It was the perfect place to rest and eat after our walk along the river. We had a great day out. Thank you!
93% recommended
Great for Lunch in Inner East
5 people mentioned the Barramundi

Greensborough RSL

$$$$·Bistro·
Melbourne CBD
189 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Service was very good, food came quite quickly and was very good.
93% recommended
Kid Friendly in Melbourne / Victoria
2 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Edge Geelong

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Geelong / Geelong West
101 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
We thoroughly enjoyed our experience at Edge Geelong. Some of us were running late and we were accommodated. Food and wine were excellent, and we were given a great table next toRead more
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Angus Beef

Hellenic Hotel Williamstown

$$$$·Greek·
Williamstown
599 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Good selection menu. Great location and fit out. Staff where great, meals a little pricey for what they are but care and effort put into the flavours. Will definitely come back
88% recommended
21 people mentioned the Lamb Shoulder

The Rocks Mornington

$$$$·Seafood·
Mornington
550 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Lunch
We had a fabulous time celebrating our 10th anniversary at The Rocks on Saturday. It was the first restaurant we ate at when we first met. Food was amazing, staff were just as goRead more
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Melbourne / Victoria
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip

Wah Wah Gee

$$$$·Asian·
Geelong / Geelong West
481 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Good for a Date
Awesome food, we had the $55 mixed menu. Outstanding service!! We were a little bit cold sitting where we were seated but overall super awesome restaurant.
89% recommended
Best Overall in Bellarine Peninsula
15 people mentioned the Dumplings

District North

$$$$·Breakfast·
Moonee Ponds
24 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Awesome once again. Apple crumble porridge was divine. Coffee is heaven, absolutely my favourite place in Melbourne for breakfast 😋❤️
83% recommended
1 people mentioned the Apple Crumble
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Healesville Hotel

$$$$·Australian·
Yarra Valley
159 reviews
  • Cozy
  • Worth the Drive
  • Local Ingredients
It was all good, I couldn’t fault anything. Pretty classy for Healesville. The servings are a good size, sometimes at these prices they are small. We ordered too much then couldn’tRead more
83% recommended
Most Booked in Yarra Valley
4 people mentioned the Gnocchi

radii restaurant & bar

$$$$·Australian·
East Melbourne
68 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fantastic service and the food was amazing! Cockatails and atmosphere were very enjoyable in the bar area too!
4 people mentioned the High Tea

Builders Arms Hotel Bistro

$$$$·Australian·
Fitzroy
275 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
We had a group of 13 and everyone provided fabulous feedback. From the phone booking and follow up conversations prior to our lunch the sergvice was exremely accomodating and frienRead more
84% recommended
Sunday Lunch in Northern Suburbs
10 people mentioned the Dumplings

Woolshed

$$$$·Modern Australian·
Docklands
129 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
Our dining at the Woolshed was to celebrate my wife's birthday. Food was excellent, wine was OK but my first glass of red wine had a good amount of residue left in the bottom of thRead more
92% recommended
Business Meals in Melbourne / Victoria
1 people mentioned the Burger Patty
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